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New campaign to promote lamb to European consumers announced
Sabrina King* reports from Paris where SIAL, the world’s largest trade fair, is taking place this week.
By Contributor on 20 October 2014
Mike Petersen, a New Zealand Government appointee is touring the world, and we met him to hear his thoughts on New Zealand dairying.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
The Simmental calf became a celebrity after appearing on the Irish Farmers Journal Facebook page.
By Farmers Journal on 20 October 2014
Continuing our focus on improving soil fertility, Peter Varley talks to Padraig Shevlin about soil properties.
By Peter Varley on 16 October 2014
Aidan Reardon from Co Cork is one of 15 dairy farmers to be shortlisted for the award in recognition of milk quality.
By Farmers Journal on 20 October 2014
This week's legal query looks at who is responsible for hedges along a public road and also hedges on the bounds of land with a neighbouring landowner.
By Aisling Meehan on 16 October 2014
Rumours of the deal first emerged last month. The move would see Dawn Meats grow to have approximately 30% of the national cattle kill, thus making it the largest processor in the country.
By Maura Fay on 17 October 2014
We look at how producer organisations have benefited French beef farmers and Irish mushrooms farmers and and ask what needs to be done to make them a reality for the beef sector here.
By Peter Young on 16 October 2014
After an exceptionally strong first half, Irish dairy farmers are facing a potentially massive superlevy bill for the final milk quota year.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 17 October 2014
Ireland has imported over 13,000t of beef so far in 2014 with the majority coming from Britain and Northern Ireland.
By Patrick Donohoe on 16 October 2014
Niall Browne, MD of Dawn Meats talks to Patrick Donohoe about the crisis in the beef sector, how farming needs to be profitable and the way forward from here.
By Patrick Donohoe on 16 October 2014
The ICSA wants to ensure that farmers who want to enter GLAS in good faith and who are prepared to do what is required are facilitated.
By Farmers Journal on 17 October 2014
Machinery group Kuhn has announces changes to its Irish distribution arrangements.
By Michael Moroney on 16 October 2014
Lower prices in international and regional dairy markets are expected for the next 12 months, according to Rabobank's latest Dairy Quarterly report.
By Farmers Journal on 17 October 2014
A company run by Brett Brothers has announced a new €3m investment at its pig processing facility in Tipperary.
By Patrick Donohoe on 16 October 2014
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Sheep farmer Moss Murphy, Cilliruith, Mount Eagle, Ceann Tra, West Dingle, and his dog Glen are guiding sheep down from Mount Eagle. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan
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